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Build Your Vocabulary for IELTS-Key Word:Violence

Build Your Vocabulary for IELTS-Key Word:Violence

Key Word:Violence

Verb+Violence

  1. Use the correct form of these verbs:
condemn stir up resort to
contain condone threaten
  1. If they have to, the group are prepared to______violence to get what they want.
  2. The leader of the gang was accused of using racist language to______hatred and violence.
  3. The President _____________the violence and appealed to the rioters to refrain from further violence.
  4. As a pacifist, I deplore all violence. I can’t______violence in any shape or form.
  5. When I was______with violence, I handed over my passport and credit cards.
  6. Violence flared up again last night in many areas. Police in riot gear struggled to______the violence.

Common Adjective Collocations

2. Use these adjectives in the sentences:

domestic gratuitous mindless
racial excessive widespread
drug-related sectarian endemic
  1. The police deny that they used______violence while arresting the accused.
  2. Unfortunately,______violence is a regular occurrence in some families.
  3. A group of white youths were accused of instigating______violence by taunting the two Asian boys.
  4. The high tax on food led to______violence throughout the country.
  5. There’s too much______violence on TV. Most of it is totally unnecessary.
  6. Police said that the horrific attack on the old woman was an act of______violence.
  7. In parts of India the communal violence seems to be______. It’s gone on for generations.
  8. Northern Ireland has seen less______violence in recent years.
  9. In most big cities most violence is______.

Noun+of+Violence

3. Use these nouns in the sentences:

history of outbreak of scenes of
upsurge of use of victims of
  1. It is a fact that women are still the main______domestic violence.
  2. Our group believes in political change, but it does not advocate the______violence.
  3. In India, fifty people were reported killed today in a fresh______inter-racial violence.
  4. There were unprecedented______violence in the city’s main square as rival football fans clashed.
  5. There’s been an______violence in the city recently, and this sudden rise is being linked to increased unemployment.
  6. He has a long______violence and is considered to be a danger to society.

Noun+Preposition+Violence

4. Complete the sentences below with a suitable preposition:

to (x2) about in
  1. Among psychologists, there is growing concern______violence on television.
  2. They have called for an end______violence and a return to peace.
  3. Security at benefit offices is being stepped up to deal with the recent increase______violence.
  4. There are hopes that the conflict can be resolved without resort______violence.

Notes

1. Note the following expressions with prepositions:

  • violence against women
  • violence within the family
  • violence between different ethnic groups

2. Violence in a community or among a large group of people ‘erupts’ – like a volcano:

  • Widespread violence has erupted since the government was overthrown by the rebels.

3. An outbreak of violence can be ‘quelled’ (ended).

Answer Key

Verb+Violence

Ex 1:

  1. resort to
  2. stir up
  3. condemned
  4. condone
  5. threatened
  6. contain

Common Adjective Collocations

Ex 2:

  1. excessive
  2. domestic
  3. racial
  4. widespread
  5. gratuitous
  6. mindless
  7. endemic
  8. sectarian
  9. drug-related

Noun+of+Violence

Ex 3:

  1. victims of
  2. use of
  3. outbreak of
  4. scenes of
  5. upsurge of
  6. history of

Noun+Preposition+Violence

Ex 4:

  1. about
  2. to
  3. in
  4. to

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